Bailey T. Steen


Bailey T. Steen is an Australian journalist, editor and film critic. Bailey’s career started as a weekly film columnist for the Melbourne based site Janks Reviews. Growing tired of emerging extremists on the political left and right, his work was soon published on the political outlet Newslogue, writing to an audience of ten thousand. Bailey covers world politics, political extremism, and new media issues for TrigTent. 


YouTube Considers Censoring “Dislike Mobs” Following Rewind 2018 Backlash

  • Bailey Steen
  • Feb 9, 2019 10:27AM

YouTube is considering adding multiple steps in order to dislike videos, with some administrators reportedly toying with removing the dislike button altogether. 

Investigation Finds Google Subsidiary Set to Sell Harvested Data of Millions

  • Bailey Steen
  • Feb 3, 2019 10:01AM

A new Intercept report alleges "Replica," an urban planning tool from Google subsidiary SideWalk Labs, has the potential to sell the location data of millions of unsuspecting cellphone users. 

Defy Media “Stole $1.7 Million” Owed to YouTubers After Shutdown

  • Bailey Steen
  • Feb 2, 2019 10:53AM

The multi-channel network (MCN) formerly overseeing some of YouTube’s most successful content creators, is being accused of stealing over $1.7 million dollars in revenue owed to 50 of their former business partners following a company shutdown last year.

Facebook Paid Minors to Use VPN Spyware Violating App Store’s Policies

  • Bailey Steen
  • Feb 1, 2019 12:37PM

The VPN allowed Facebook to access all of a user's phone and web activity, a shocking invasion of privacy that violated numerous developer policies. 

The Ban of Transgender Troops In the US Military

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 26, 2019 11:59AM

The court reached a 5–4 decision removing certain injunctions placed by lower courts while they debated whether the Trump administration’s ban on transgender military service is unconstitutional. 

Mueller Denies Accuracy of “Bombshell” Cohen Report From BuzzFeed News

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 24, 2019 1:42PM

Smoking gun or jumped the gun? Buzzfeed’s recent maybe-maybe not “bombshell report” has people polarized, to say the least.

Why the Far-Right Still Supports a Progressive Candidate Who'd Rather Have Nothing to Do With Them

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 20, 2019 5:00PM

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard can't seem to shake support from far-right groups, who remain confident that she will bring the solutions they desire.   

What Gillette Meant to Ask in its Controversial Ad

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 19, 2019 3:15PM

What Gillette really meant to say in its controversial ad about masculinity.

How Conspiracy Media is Finally Being Punished for Needless Damage it Inspired

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 19, 2019 1:25PM

Alex Jones and InfoWars are being punished for causing damage through their false conspiracy narratives.

#PAYGO: The Austerity Trojan Horse Dividing Progressives and Democrats

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 13, 2019 10:42AM

House Democrats are surprisingly positioning themselves as the party of fiscal responsibility at the cost of their few populist positions which contributed to their taking back the House.